China Yuchai International Limited (NYSE:CYD) has been assigned a consensus broker rating score of 1.00 (Strong Buy) from the one brokers that cover the company, Zacks Investment Research reports. One research analyst has rated the stock with a strong buy recommendation.

Analysts have set a 1 year consensus price objective of $17.50 for the company and are expecting that the company will post $0.61 earnings per share for the current quarter, according to Zacks. Zacks has also given China Yuchai International an industry rank of 83 out of 254 based on the ratings given to its competitors.

CYD has been the topic of a number of recent research reports. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of China Yuchai International from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, June 2nd. ValuEngine downgraded shares of China Yuchai International from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Wednesday, April 1st.

A number of large investors have recently modified their holdings of CYD. Boston Partners acquired a new stake in China Yuchai International in the fourth quarter valued at approximately $1,314,000. Sei Investments Co. grew its position in China Yuchai International by 24.2% in the fourth quarter. Sei Investments Co. now owns 55,999 shares of the company’s stock valued at $746,000 after acquiring an additional 10,900 shares in the last quarter. Vestcor Investment Management Corp acquired a new stake in China Yuchai International in the fourth quarter valued at approximately $711,000. Connor Clark & Lunn Investment Management Ltd. grew its position in China Yuchai International by 2.1% in the fourth quarter. Connor Clark & Lunn Investment Management Ltd. now owns 164,603 shares of the company’s stock valued at $2,194,000 after acquiring an additional 3,400 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Renaissance Technologies LLC grew its position in China Yuchai International by 12.4% in the fourth quarter. Renaissance Technologies LLC now owns 567,454 shares of the company’s stock valued at $7,564,000 after acquiring an additional 62,700 shares in the last quarter. 24.03% of the stock is owned by institutional investors.

Shares of China Yuchai International stock traded down $0.09 on Thursday, hitting $13.77. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 25,751 shares, compared to its average volume of 37,519. China Yuchai International has a 52-week low of $7.77 and a 52-week high of $16.00. The firm has a fifty day moving average price of $12.75 and a 200-day moving average price of $12.36. The company has a market capitalization of $562.61 million, a P/E ratio of 8.40 and a beta of 1.51.

China Yuchai International (NYSE:CYD) last released its earnings results on Tuesday, May 26th. The company reported $1.49 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $2.01 by ($0.52). The firm had revenue of $481.19 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $461.42 million. China Yuchai International had a net margin of 3.09% and a return on equity of 18.67%. During the same quarter last year, the company posted $0.70 earnings per share. As a group, analysts expect that China Yuchai International will post 1.56 earnings per share for the current year.

The firm also recently announced an annual dividend, which will be paid on Friday, July 31st. Investors of record on Thursday, July 16th will be given a dividend of $0.85 per share. This represents a yield of 8%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, July 15th. China Yuchai International’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 40.09%.

China Yuchai International Company Profile

China Yuchai International Limited, through its subsidiaries, manufactures and sells diesel and natural gas engines in the People's Republic of China and internationally. It operates in two segments, Yuchai and HLGE. The company provides diesel and natural gas engines for light trucks, medium and heavy-duty trucks, buses and passenger vehicles, and marine and industrial applications; and generator sets.

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